Data from multiple sources - Curated by Marshall Pearce - Last updated 06 June 2017

Diabetes mellitus without complication

The global population living with diabetes was estimated at 108 million in 1980, while World Health Organisation figures for 2014 have shown that has nearly quadrupled to 422

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Real world analysis of Invokana in type 2 diabetes published

A new real-world analysis of adults with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease (CVD) has been published in Circulation accoridng to Janssen Pharma.

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Landmark trial data demonstrates reduced risk of CV death in patients with Type 2 diabetes and peripheral artery disease

New data showed that Jardiance (empagliflozin) reduced the risk of cardiovascular death compared with placebo when added to standard of care in adults with type 2 diabetes and peripheral artery disease.

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American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology comprehensive clinical practice guidelines for medical care of patients with obesity.

Development of these guidelines is mandated by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Board of Directors and the American College of Endocrinology...

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Type 2 diabetes: The management of type 2 diabetes

This guideline contains recommendations for managing type 2 diabetes in adults, and focuses on patient education, dietary advice, managing cardiovascular...

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Diabetes (type 1 and type 2) in children and young people: diagnosis and management

This guideline updates and replaces the sections for children and young people in type 1 diabetes (NICE guideline CG15). This...

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Journal articles

Canagliflozin: A Review in Type 2 Diabetes.

Canagliflozin (Invokana®) is a sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor indicated in various countries worldwide for the once-daily oral treatment of type 2 diabetes (T2D).

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Achieving the composite endpoint of HbA1c, body weight, and systolic blood pressure reduction with canagliflozin in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Objective: In addition to achieving glycemic control, weight loss and blood pressure reduction are important components of type 2 diabetes mellitus management, as many patients with T2DM are overweight/obese and/or have hypertension.

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Increased amputation risk with canagliflozin treatment: behind the large cardiovascular benefit?

A growing body of evidence suggests that sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors appear to be a powerful option to improve the cardiovascular (CV) prognosis in high CV-risk patients with type 2 diabetes.

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Clinical trials

CARAT: Canagliflozin vs. placebo for post bariatric patients with persistent type 2 diabetes

This is a prospective, randomized clinical trial for patients with recurrent type 2 diabetes post-gastric bypass surgery that will compare a 6 month course of canagliflozin monotherapy vs. placebo on clinical outcomes of type 2 diabetes.

Added 1 year ago

Investigating the Effectiveness of Tresiba® (Insulin Degludec) After Switching Basal Insulin in a Population With Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (EU-TREAT)

This trial is conducted in Europe. The aim of this trial is to investigate the effectiveness of Tresiba® (insulin degludec) after switching basal insulin in a population with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus.

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Evaluation of the Effects of Canagliflozin on Renal and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Participants With Diabetic Nephropathy (CREDENCE)

The goal of this study is to assess whether canagliflozin has a renal and vascular protective effect in reducing the progression of renal impairment relative to placebo in participants with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...

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Lauren McCracken

Lauren McCracken joined Med Comms agency Digital Medical Communications (DMC Ltd) at the start of 2017 as a project coordinator. Along with making sure the projects run efficiently, Lauren has a passion for writing and has written a blog series ‘Transforming lives through technology&

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Transforming Lives Through Technology: Diabetes

Right now, with a swipe or tap, I can tell you how many calories I’ve consumed, how far I’ve walked and how well I slept last night. However, digital health technology and its analytics have mixed reviews from the general public, some become obsessed wanting to know every macronutrient that goes into their body and others see it as just another gimmick. But what about those with chronic conditions like diabetes?

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Step by step: how to diagnose and manage type 1 diabetes in adults in primary care

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Clinical pointers: Blood glucose control in type 2 diabetes

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Clinical pointers: recognising and managing acute complications of diabetes in adults

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